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AIESEC reunites young leaders in conference in Vietnam

International Presidents Meeting is held in February On the night of February 19, the streets of Vietnam will be filled with colors, noises and firecrackers. People will be enjoying the Vietnamese New Year, also known as Tet – a short version of an expression that means “Feast of the First Morning of the First Day”. […]

Why should you join AIESEC?

This is a question I get a lot. “Why are we all here?” is another one. In the last few days, I have been asking myself this question. Maybe it is because I was elected Team Leader and I am choosing the people who will be part of my next team – and this is […]

The Value of Purpose-Driven Leaders

“The key challenge for business is how do we get more purpose-driven leaders that realise they are there to make a difference in the world”, said Bill George of Harvard Business School at The World Economic Forum, which took place in Davos again this year. “The pressures are greater today than they’ve ever been on CEOs to […]

AIESEC Participates at UN ECOSOC Forum on Youth

This generation of young people – the largest the world has ever seen – has a historic opportunity to end poverty, combat climate change, create jobs and fight injustice, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a Youth Forum at UN Headquarters in New York this morning as he called on the participants to get involved […]

Living Diversity for World Peace

The World’s Very Real Need for Cultural Understanding AIESEC emerged from a period in time when cultural understanding was at an all-time low. In the years following the Second World War, the whole of the European continent was ravaged to the ground. Each nation was coping with its own grave losses, and between all countries […]

Happy Holidays

Give the gift of gratitude Did you know? Giving gratitude and happiness is linked. Give thanks and warm wishes to those who have helped empower you to become the person you are today. It is in these special moments of peace and warmth where we can find joy and rekindled bonds that fuel us for the coming new year. To […]

TEDx talks that inspire a different perspective on World Peace

We live in a world where seemingly small things like intolerance and misunderstanding of people’s differences have caused large-scale conflict, destruction and even wars. World peace can seem like an impossible thing, but we at AIESEC interpret it a little differently. ‘Peace’ should not be interpreted necessarily as absence of a major war. ‘Peace’ symbolizes […]

Top 5 Things Keeping Youth Complacent

Hi, I’m Jessie, and I’m part of the North American millennial generation. And as someone who identifies as part of this generation, I have no problem telling you that I believe complacency runs rampant among North American youth. This is not a particularly new idea; we’ve heard before that millennials are notorious for being narcissistic […]

Youth on the Move

Do you know anyone who has gone abroad for any internship, youth program or university scholarship? Have you ever seen any foreigners in your own country? Have you at least once searched online about work, study or travel abroad opportunities? Well, let’s face it, we have all answered yes at least once, if not three times. […]